Articles | Volume 22, issue 6
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-4167-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-4167-2022
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31 Mar 2022
Research article |  | 31 Mar 2022

Spaceborne tropospheric nitrogen dioxide (NO2) observations from 2005–2020 over the Yangtze River Delta (YRD), China: variabilities, implications, and drivers

Hao Yin, Youwen Sun, Justus Notholt, Mathias Palm, and Cheng Liu

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In this study, we quantity the long-term variabilities and the underlying drivers of NO2 from 2005 to 2020 over the Yangtze River Delta (YRD), one of the most densely populated and highly industrialized city clusters in China. We reveal the significant effect of the Action Plan on the Prevention and Control of Air Pollution since 2013 adopted by the Chinese government to reduce NOx pollution. Our study can improve the understanding of pollution control measures on a regional scale.
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